Funeral of A.D. Sakharov (1989)

Footage №72810, 2 footages, duration: 0:09:31

Scene №1 Funeral of A.D. Sakharov

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Sakharov A.D. In the coffin, the general view of the hall in the Palace of Youth (from above), from the ceiling hang mourning ribbons.

The searchlights are shining, Sakharov is in the coffin, an honor guard stands at the coffin.

People pass by the coffin with Sakharov's body, the panorama of the hall (from above).

People transmit each other the issues of the next issue of the Moscow News.

General view of the part of the hall (from above).

Panorama of the part of the funeral rally, people are holding banners with the crossed out number six.

Among the bouquets of flowers and mourning wreaths are burning funeral candles, a note on one of the wreaths laid at the house where Sakharov lived.

Installation of the next candle.

A candle near an open book for memorable records.

A person lights a candle, flowers and candles at the entrance.

A woman with a stroller looks at the lighted candles at Sakharov's house.

People at Sakharov's house in the evening consider a self-made stand made of newspaper clippings dedicated to him.

The funeral candles are lit.

The view of the part of the mourning rally, people are holding a piece of paper with a crossed out number six.

Funeral portrait and coffin with Sakharov's body carried to the grave at Vostryakovskoye cemetery, Boris Yeltsin.

Among the carrying coffin.


Yeltsin Boris Nikolayevich - statesman and politician

Calendar: 12/17/1989

Locations: Moscow [820]

Seasons: Winter [823]

Scene №2

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View of the beginning of the funeral procession during the funeral of A.D. Sakharov, they carry Sakharov's portrait in the funeral frame ahead.

People are following a bus carrying Sakharov's coffin.

People at a traffic light on a crossroads, red light are burning.

Types of funeral procession, people on the roadside, a portrait of Sakharov in a mourning frame.

People are following the bus and along the sidewalks.

People meet the procession, standing at the fence of the overpass.

A view of the funeral procession (from above), people carry a portrait of Sakharov and mourning wreaths.

People on the sidewalks escort the coffin with Sakharov's body to Vostryakovskoe cemetery.

Calendar: 12/17/1989

Locations: Moscow [820]

Seasons: Winter [823]

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